Crochet 102: Pattern Stitches

Go beyond the basics by exploring bobbles, shells, and crossed stitches!

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Have you mastered the basic stitches of crochet and want to try something a little more decorative? Have you always wondered how to make those pretty little shells or bobbles? Find out how in Crochet 102: Pattern Stitches!

In this online video class, crochet instructor Johnny Vasquez explains how to crochet some of the most common pattern stitches. Whether you want to learn to make a shell blanket or just add bobbles to your work this class will put you on the right track!

What You’ll Learn In This Class

  • The difference between shells and fans
  • 3 ways to crochet bobbles
  • How to crochet crossed stitches
  • and much, much more . . .


Skills You Should Know Before Taking this Class

  • Chain stitch
  • Single crochet
  • Double crochet
  • Triple crochet


Class Projects

detailSkill Level Beginner

4 Skeins Loops and Threads Impeccable (2 skeins in both colors)
Colors Used: Rouge, Grey

One size US 8/H crochet hook

Darning or tapestry needle

Gauge 3.75sts per inch in the catherine wheel stitch


36 inch square

Sample-It-2bSkill Level Beginner


4 Skeins Loops and Threads Impeccable (2 skeins in each color)
Colors Used: Royal, Grey

One size US M/13 crochet hook

Darning or tapestry needle

Gauge 1.5 sts per inch in Double Crochet


48 inch Square

Course Curriculum

The Difference Between Shells and Fans 00:00:00
Shells 00:00:00
Nesting Shells 00:00:00
Fans 00:00:00
Stacking Fans 00:00:00
What Is a Bobble? 00:00:00
Puffs 00:00:00
Clusters 00:00:00
Popcorn 00:00:00
Crinkle 00:00:00
DC Crossed 00:00:00
TC Crossed 00:00:00
How to Change Colors and Catherine Wheel 00:00:00
Crochet 102 Final Thoughts 00:00:00
Pinwheel Baby Blanket 00:00:00
Sample It Baby Blanket Pattern 00:00:00

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